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My Houzz: Comfortable Country Style in Cincinnati
Warm colors, extra rooms and plush furniture make a couple's farmhouse-style home worth sharing with guests
"farmhouse-style home worth sharing with guests... say that country is usually my style. This place is just breathtakingly beautiful. Thanks... set of style observing eyes & so that feel/style sense is part of what's portrayed... personal style is a cross between styles, sooooo it's eclectic! It doesn't matter who... safely) the shuttered photos..and the sunporch.....looks very contrived. And I wonder... in the country and have a wood burning stove.., and have learned by the bad experiences..."
My Houzz: Ample French Country Style Belies a Strict Budget in Dallas
"french country style - kudos & I bet your husband really appreciates such an inviting... carry country french pieces.? It is such a huge place, one barely knows where to... floor, and country-style shutters have been affixed to the walls near the kitchen's entrance... ranch-style homes."We painted the house exterior to update its '70s multicolored... French country feel, Janes reupholstered this antique bench with a vintage French..."
Board and Batten Shutters Offer Pretty Protection
If you're looking for a traditional window dressing that's decorative and practical, board and batten shutters are flat-out appealing
"French country–style houses and Spanish-style homes, board and batten shutters were... batten shutters are a tried and true exterior staple that can improve the appearance... batten shutters may be the quintessential accessory for creating charming curb appeal... desired shutter width; the boards may be tightly positioned next to one another to... brackets on shutters called? CB - Shutter hooks they are called shutter dogs Love the ideas..."
11 Shutters to Enhance Every Window
Vinyl in the bathroom, café style in the kitchen, clerestory in the living room — today's shutters are terrific for every room in the home
"café style in the kitchen, clerestory in the living room — today's shutters are... traditional shutters can enhance the interior and exterior of a house. Often custom made... made, shutters offer full privacy with the ability to manipulate the individual louvers... position. Shutters can cover any window or door, let in as much or as little light as... character, shutters are durable investments that can enhance a home's resale value...."
18 Ways to Bring English Country Charm Home
From topiaries and climbing roses to toile and tea, these design ideas can skew cozy casual or manor formal
"English country style is that it can feel casual or formal. Its roots date back hundreds... English country–style decor is collected over time. Colors are mostly natural and muted... of this style, the result is always warm and inviting. Here are some tips to bring... English country charm to your home.... English country house with shutters - we just dont have them. Everyone has their own... English Country as much as anyone, but this is way too over the top. Country would..."
Beautiful Shutters That Actually Work
"on all styles of windows and doors... houses had shutters ... but none of those shutters actually worked. Their function was... evoking a style instead of doing what shutters traditionally do: modulate light and privacy... resemble shutters. What follows are a variety of shutter applications, from the traditional... But shutters that actually work can still be found in new buildings, be it in tropical... variety of exterior shutters styles. However, 80 - 90% of exterior shutters sold are louvered..."
Bahama Shutters Bring the Look of the Tropics Home
Even if hurricane season never hits your horizon, these louvered shutters provide ample tropical style
"louvered shutters provide ample tropical style... on the exterior of your home at the top of each window, Bahama shutters have an a... shade, style or storm protection, the Bahama is the quintessential summer shutter... Bahama shutters is a great way to achieve a cool home in the summer months. Hung on... louver shutter design. The louvers welcome tropical breezes while providing shade... Bahama shutters also have the added benefit of being storm rated. Code-compliant shutters..."
Shutter Cutouts: A Window to One's Soul?
To settle on the perfect shape for this simple detail, follow your heart — or diamond, or maple leaf
"winter my shutters started to peel and rot at an alarming rate. By early summer, my home's... home's exterior was looking a lot like Grey Gardens. Though I earmarked money for... wanted shutters with cute little cutouts. Up in Maine you see pine tree cutouts, on... solid shutter for so long. (There certainly is NOT money earmarked for repainting... fan of exterior shutter cutouts on coastal houses (sailboats, palm trees, lighthouses)..."
So Your Style Is: French Country
With an artful balance between earthy and chic, French country style infuses a home with incomparable warmth and welcome
"French country style infuses a home with incomparable warmth and welcome... French country style springs from the gentle hills and valleys of rural France. It's... unassuming style from feeling pedestrian. Guided by instinct and a knack for striking... French country décor always finds its center, no matter how many disparate elements... 'So Your Style Is': Traditional | Arts & Crafts | Art Deco | Hollywood Regency |..."
Country Style Soothes the Soul
Take cues from country living for a design style that feels as easy, free and open as a Midwestern plain
"cues from country living for a design style that feels as easy, free and open as a Midwestern... that your country style has been done right is the feeling that it allows your soul to... in the country. The problem with true country living is that land is expensive, those... bit of country flavor without buying a full-scale estate. From ski country to the... like the country kitchen with the Cherries sign. it's shows a good balance between good..."
My Houzz: Country-Chic Dutch Family Home
An organizer lightens up a dark 1970s farmhouse on a Netherlands tomato farm with open space and soothing shades of gray
"with the style of the house either ... AGEED way too much grey! AND matched up with... here, my style has changed a lot,” Manon says. Her country-chic style combines design... large country-style cabinet the couple bought when they were newlyweds. Over the... because my style keeps changing,” Manon says. It's hard to imagine the house with its... On the exterior, immaculate garden beds of lavender and mondo grass pair with tidy..."
My Houzz: French Country Meets Southern Farmhouse Style in Georgia
Industrious DIYers use antique furniture, collections and warm colors to cozy up their traditional home
"French country style. Every corner of the home shows off her curated collections and... traditional-style home just outside Atlanta. Fast forward to present day, and these empty... to a "country" style. This is a lovely home which the owner has decorated passionately... French Country" , for many years now..but I suppose my own ' style' is what is called... Gorgeous exterior and warm, cozy house. A lot of personality and color, touchable, livable..."
My Houzz: European Country Style in Colorado
Defying a challenging lot, height restrictions and a short time frame, a couple builds a stunning home and backyard space for their family
"European country home in Colorado. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Jeff and Kristina... european style in this house are the outdoors :-) Beautiful exterior, especially the... love the exterior though. Very pretty! Beautiful home, but being european, I can tell... like the exterior. I think that maybe the indoors needs more time to be decorated well... great exterior. Laurel is right!!! Looking back at the pictures that IS what's missing..."
Eclectic Country Style Relaxes in a Swedish Home
This beautifully lived-in family home proves that Scandinavian design doesn't have to be picture perfect
"U.S., "country style" usually means cozy and close, with lots of dark colors and fabrics... kind of country charm: spare, lived in, open and relaxed. It has very definite Scandinavian... It's country cute translated into Swedish — lantligt gulligt. Houzz at a Glance... converted country schoolhouse built in the early 1900s. It's surrounded by wheat and... gorgeous exterior and cute kids, but I have to agree with SGMercer. simplicity implies..."
Kitchen of the Week: Updated French Country Style Centered on a Stove
What to do when you've got a beautiful Lacanche range? Make it the star of your kitchen renovation, for starters
"French country–style space. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A couple with 3... design style. It's probably more 'country' than French. There's space either side... "French Country". The term really relates to elements of style, not what an ACTUAL... French Country. Some pops of color - chartreuse, moss, robin's egg or turquoise in... not my style. I am a fan of neutrals but still would want to see some more color in..."